Gene Haagenson
Gene has been a member of the Action News team since 1991. As a reporter, his emphasis is on local government, but he covers everything from traffic accidents to presidential visits.

Before coming to Fresno, he worked at television and radio stations in Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado and Alaska. He attended the University of Northern Colorado, majoring in Journalism and Theatre Arts.

He and his wife Mary live in Clovis and have three adult children and five grandchildren.

Larry Akin passed away in July. His wife says the family was planning a military funeral at a Veterans' cemetery. The ceremony had been delayed once before by fire, so they had planned to do it this Friday.
After giving back for so many years, a Fresno family is getting a much-needed home.
Several development efforts have fallen short for a lack of money, but the latest plan got a big boost. A $20 million municipal bond issue from the state.
There are still 77,000 ballots to count.
It's not clear how the fire started but damage estimate tops $1 million.